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Pediatric Oncology

17 years

Developmental tumors: neuroblastoma, Ewing sarcoma, Wilms tumor, Diffuse pontine glioma.

Translational research: molecular diagnostics and integrative genomics. Preclinical molecular pharmacology. Origins of developmental tumors. New targeted therapies for pediatric malignancies. Personalized tumor targeting.

School of Medicine (MD), University of Barcelona. 1990
School of Medicine (Pediatrics), Autonomous University of Barcelona. 1995
The New York Hospital Cornell University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center combined Fellowship programs (peds Hem/Onc), New York, USA. 1996-2001

Doctor in Medicine (PhD), Autonomous University of Barcelona. (2003)

Chief of Department of Pediatric Oncology. Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona.
Director, Developmental tumors Laboratory. Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona.

 

School of Medicine. University of Barcelona. Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (1990)
Hospital Vall d’Hebron. Specialist in Pediatrics (1995)
The New York Hospital Cornell University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center combined Fellowship programs (peds Hem/Onc), New York, USA. (1996-1999)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Molecular Pathology of pediatric tumor Fellowship, New York, USA. (1999-2001)
School of Medicine. Autonomous University of Barcelona. Doctor in Medicine (2003)

     

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Hospital Sant Joan de Déu de Barcelona

 

Catalan and Spanish Society of Pediatrics since 1995
American Society for Cancer Research (AACR) since 1998
American Society of Clinical Oncology  (ASCO) since 1998

International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) since 2001

The International Histiocyte Society since 2007 
Sociedad Española de Oncología pediátrica (SEHOP) since 2011

Achievements/Honors:

Year 2000 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Young Investigator Award (YIA).
Year 2001 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Career Development Award (CDA).
Year 2001: 16th Schweisguth Prize from the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP)
Year 2006: Spanish Against Cancer (AECC) Foundation, first Children’s cancer Grant Award.
Year 2009: First Annual FERO Award in Translational Oncology.

Year 2011: Annual Grant Award of the BBVA Foundation.

 

.23 Invited lectures in USA, Mexico, Egypt, Sweden, Belgium, France, and Switzerland.

65 peer-reviewed articles
6 chapters in national and international books
Reviewer of Cancer, Laboratory Investigation, Oncogene, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, British journal of Cancer, Molecular Cancer, pediatrics, International Journal of Cancer, Chemotherapy and Future Oncology.
Editor of Oncopedia since 2008, the International Outreach program of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Member of the Editorial Board of Pediatric Blood & Cancer, Since 2010.